Casey’s Cold Bones Tonic

Casey's Cold Bones TonicCasey is our resident spirits guru and in-house mixologist. He is our go-to person whenever we have a question about wine, liquor, or cocktails. Recently he offered this cold-weather recipe and we all got to have a sip. It is tasty and perfect for your next trip to the snow or any evening when you need the chill taken off.

Laird’s is a delicious, American apple brandy. And, St. Elizabeth is a simple blend of allspice, Jamaican rum, and sugar, but its taste is more complex than you’d think. The nose is pungent with allspice—which presents similar to cloves with cinnamon, nutmeg, and a pepper note.

Casey’s Cold Bones Tonic Recipe
Yields 1 cocktail

5 ounces Martinelli’s Unfiltered Apple Juice
1-1/2 ounces Laird’s Straight Apple Brandy Bottled In Bond
1 ounce St. Elizabeth AllSpice Dram
1/4 lemon wedge
cinnamon stick (optional)

Heat apple juice to a low boil.

Combine the apple juice, brandy, and allspice dram in your favorite mug. Squeeze the lemon into your mug and give it a strong stir. Garnish with a cinnamon stick.

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